Human head and neck Semicircular canals

The Physiology of Balance – The Vestibular SystemThe Physiology of Balance – The Vestibular System
Semicircular canals
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The Ear: Hearing and BalanceThe Ear: Hearing and Balance
Series of membranous sacs within the bony labyrinth; Filled with a potassium-rich fluid. Semicircular canals
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General featuresGeneral features
It is subdivided into three parts, the external ear, middle ear or tympanic cavity and the internal ear or labyrinth. Semicircular canals
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Lecture 32 Vestibular System – M. GoldbergLecture 32 Vestibular System – M. Goldberg
In the cochlea, vibration induced by sound deforms the hair cells; in the labyrinth, pressure of endolymph induced by acceleration deforms the hair cells. Deformation of the stereocilia towards the kinocilium causes hyperpolarization. Semicircular canals
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From lecturesFrom lectures
A case history for a pt with balance complaints should include what key pieces of information?. Semicircular canals
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Lecture 4 noise is dangerousLecture 4 noise is dangerous
Vibrations transmitted to inner ear in form of waves in its fluid & the basilar membrane. Semicircular canals
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Neuroscience 10 Dizziness and VertigoNeuroscience 10 Dizziness and Vertigo
Vertigo (illusory movement) is a special case of a more general set of symptoms ‘Spatial Disorientation’. It may be caused by anything which disrupts the normal transactions between the organism and environment. Semicircular canals
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Vestibular System: Anatomy and PhysiologyVestibular System: Anatomy and Physiology
Generates eye movements to promote gaze stabilization and postural righting responses involving the head and trunk. Semicircular canals
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